Dr. Calvin E. Woodland, now at Morgan State University's Community College Leadership Doctoral Program served as President of Capital Community Collegefrom March, 2005 to May, 2010. As president, he was the chief executive officer and responsible for the institution's academic affairs, student affairs, fiscal/administrative, continuing education, workforce/economic development and institutional advancement operations. During his tenure as president, the college experienced over a 30 percent increase in enrollment with assets of the Foundation nearly doubling over the past four and half years. His leadership involvement at the national level includes serving as a member of the Association of Community College's Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and being recently appointed to the Commission on Academic, Student and Community Development. Since 2005, Dr. Woodland has also served as a member of the Association of Community Colleges Trustees Awards Committee which annually recommends candidates to receive ACCT's national recognition for outstanding leadership.
His other board affiliations include President of the AACC Affiliate of both the National and Northeast Region Boards for the National Council for Black American Affairs, the Capital Workforce Investment Board, Hartford Metro-Alliance's Economic Development Council, the educational advisory committee for Greater Hartford area Urban League, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, the American Psychological Association, Daytona Beach Economic Development Commission and a number of other professional and community affiliated organizations. and having served as President, and the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry & Psychology.
Dr. Woodland also served as Vice President for Student Services at Bergen Community College, located in New Jersey and from 1990-1998, he served as Vice President for Student Development and Academic Support Services at Daytona Beach Community. During his tenure at Daytona Beach Community College, he Woodland was appointed to serve on statewide planning councils to restructure the Human and Family Service agencies for Central Florida and was appointed Governor Lawton Chiles to chair the Juvenile Justice Board for that region of Florida.
Prior to these appointments, Dr. Woodland served as Campus Dean at Northern Virginia Community College and Dean of Student Development at Charles County Community College. His other professional and teaching experiences include serving as the Acting Dean at Coppin State University and teaching on the faculty in the Graduate School of Education at Morgan State University, American University and the George Washington University. And in May 2004, Dr. Woodland was selected as the Educator of the Year by the Bergen County, NJ Chapter of the Urban League and in May 2007, he was selected as Connecticut's Commission on African American Affairs as Man of the Year.
Dr. Woodland holds the Doctor of Psychology degree from the Southern California University for Professional Studies and the Doctor of Education from Rutgers University. He is also a licensed Mental Health Clinician and is a frequent presenter at national and regional conferences addressing such issues as cultural differences and their implications in teaching and counseling, psychosocial factors impacting on achievement and mental health. Dr. Woodland is a frequent presenter national and regional professional meetings and has had peer reviewed articles and chapters published in journals that address the areas of Educational Leadership and Cross-Cultural Counseling and Mental Health issues.